It’s time to find and repair household leaks

According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, household water leaks waste more than 1 trillion gallons nationwide each year. This can account for more than 10,000 gallons of wasted water every year, or the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry, according to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. Last year, the district processed 187 requests for […]

Report looks at changing face of industrial and office real estate

Location, location, location, has long been the go-to answer Realtors give when asked what’s the most important factor when looking at real estate. Location plays a big part in the rental costs and vacancy rates in Ventura County’s commercial real estate market—the Conejo Valley remains highly coveted while smaller cities like Moorpark struggle to fill industrial and office parks—but a […]


Agoura Chargers Fri., March 24: Senior Servants/ 12:30 to 1 p.m. Every 15 Minutes/A1/1:30 p.m. Lip sync/main stage/7 p.m. Mon. and Tues., March 27 and 28: Every 15 Minutes Wed., March 29: Late start day Celebration of life/ main quad/10:20 a.m. Oak Park Eagles Sat., March 25: Mock ACT/ G9/9 a.m. Mon., March 27: ABC/G9/7 p.m. Thurs., March 30: Mock […]

Repeal, replace?

Do not repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act. Improve it and expand it. Single payer is the way to go. And quit calling it Obamacare; it’s the Affordable Care Act, which says it all. Please inform our woefully uninformed citizenry. Nick CarrTopanga

Anti-bullying program

Stephanie Bien, an Agoua Hills therapist who recently coauthored “Bully Prevention Tips for Teens: 18 Powerful Ways to Protect Yourself through High School,” will offer a six-week Teen Leadership Training Program starting Sat., March 25 in a private home in Hidden Hills. Due to difficulties that bullying causes when adults are involved, the program is designed for high schools students […]

HomeStreet Bank expands

HomeStreet Bank announces a new Home Loan Center at 21700 Oxnard St., Ste. 2000, Woodland Hills. The grand opening event will take place Thurs., March 23. Robert Pepito, the branch manager, brings over 20 years of experience in the mortgage business industry to the bank. Pepito joined HomeStreet in 2016 with the responsibility of opening a new branch in Woodland […]

A leader for tomorrow

HONORS—Sumedha Attanti, an Oak Park High School junior, receives the Jamie Harder Female Youth Leader of the Year Award at the Global Leadership Connection March 2 at UCLA. The prize included a $500 college scholarship and an all-expense paid trip to the GLC Leadership Experience in October in Washington, D.C.